All posts tagged: doubting Thomas

I’m a Christian and I Have Doubted God

I’m a Christian and I have doubted God. Allow me to peel off the shiny veneer of my faith and reveal to you the raw reality that many a follower of Jesus has taken to their deathbed. Christians doubt. Rarely will you hear such a thing articulated by the churched populace. Because a Christian who reveals their doubts is like a salesman beginning his pitch with the product’s weaknesses. We want you to see the wondrous things of faith first; overcoming addiction, freedom from unforgiveness, healing, joy, release from the chains of materialism, hope and the promise of eternity. I’m sorry to burst the proverbial bubble of the good-little-Christian persona, but doubt is as much a part of believing as it is in any relationship treading the tangible soils of this earth. Self doubt plagues the best of us, but it doesn’t diminish our value. Doubt is present in the most robust marriages and friendships, but many will attest to overcoming spells of doubt in various forms. “Do you love me?” “Can we make this …